Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Jagadish Chandra Bose
Born: November 30, 1858, in Bikrampur, Bengal Presidency, British India
Death: November 23, 1937 (Age: 78)
- An Indian physicist, biologist, botanist, archaeologist, as well as an early writer of science fiction.
- He pioneered the investigation of radio and microwave optics, made very significant contributions to plant science, and laid the foundations of experimental science in the Indian subcontinent.
- IEEE named him one of the fathers of radio science.
- He is also considered the father of Bengali science fiction.
- He was the first person from the Indian subcontinent to receive a US patent, in 1904.
- He also invented the crescograph.
- Response in the Living and Non-living (1902).
- Plant response as a means of physiological investigation (1906).
- Comparative Electro-physiology (1907).
- Motor mechanism of plants (1928).
Honors and awards
- Companion of the Order of the Indian Empire (CIE) (1903).
- Companion of the Order of the Star of India (CSI) (1911).
- Knight Bachelor (1917).